African American/Black

  • DU NETWORKING

    DU Career Network - The DU Career Network is a networking platform that connects DU students to alumni, faculty, staff, and community partners with similar interests, degrees, and/or geographic locations.  When registering for the DU Career Network, consider connecting to the Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) group.  Additionally, reach consider connecting to the Shades of Brown Alliance (SOBA) internal group by reaching out to gssw.studentengage@du.edu

    WEBSITE RESOURCES & JOB BOARDS

    The National Association of Black Social Workers - The website allows users to search for open positions, set up alerts, and browse through a directory of employers.

    IMDiversity - Resource contains an employer directory, featured diversity news article, and identity-specific "Diversity Villages" including the African American Village.

    Black Career Network - Job board particularly for government/public service/non-profit/research/medical/healthcare job categories.

    African-American Hires - As one of the industry-leading Minority jobs website, AfricanAmericanHires.com provide each visitor with the best job and employment opportunities currently available for minorities. A part of the DiversityJobs.com platform. Listen to the voices of these African American professionals as they tell their career stories in their own words.

    Black Career Women’s Network – A national career development organization dedicated to fostering the professional development of black women.

    Congressional Black Caucus – Lifting up, Leading Forward.  Job Board site.

    Equal Opportunity Publications - Job board resource Center and Job Board.

    National Urban League job board - Enabling African Americans and other underserved urban resident to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights.  

    PUBLICATIONS & ARTICLES

    The Memo - A variety of career resources, including our career boot camps with the mission of motivating and encouraging women of color to achieve their personal and professional goals.

    Black Employment & Entrepreneur Magazine - America's Leading African-American Business & Career Magazine.

    The Black Perspective - Dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in America’s employment and education. Aim to spread awareness of issues and opportunities concerning the African-American community through news and by connecting them with employers who foster affirmative action and equal opportunity as part of their corporate policies.  The careers and organizations listed here are dedicated to these ends.

    The Black EnterpriseThe premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans. Since 1970, BLACK ENTERPRISE has provided essential business information and advice to professionals, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and decision-makers.

    PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

    Black Career Women Network (BCWN) - A national career development organization dedicated to fostering the professional growth of black women.

    Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) - A vital hub for connecting African American business owners and entrepreneurs with the resources needed to assist them in growing their enterprise and creating new economic opportunities and job growth in Denver and the surrounding communities.

    The National Association of Black Social Workers - The National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc., comprised of people of African ancestry, is committed to enhancing the quality of life and empowering people of African ancestry through advocacy, human services delivery, and research. a vital hub for connecting African American business owners and entrepreneurs with the resources needed to assist them in growing their enterprises and creating new economic opportunities and job growth in Denver and the surrounding communities.

    Minority & Women's Chamber Coalition - The Minority and Women’s Chamber Coalition members are local Denver Metro Chambers of Commerce aligned with its mission and vision to bring a unified voice to its stakeholders.

    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - The home of grassroots activism for civil rights and social justice.

    National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc - The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. founded in 1935, emerged as a national non-profit organization in light of the need to promote and protect the interests of women business owners and professionals.

    National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. -  The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization whose mission is to advocate on behalf of black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education, and economic empowerment.

    STATE & FEDERAL LAWS

    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - African Americans in the American Workforce

    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission -  Race/Color Discrimination


    As the GSSW Career Service Office connects with additional resources & tools they will be added.  If you have insight into an additional resource that has been helpful to you, we would appreciate you sharing this with gssw.careers@du.edu so that it can be promoted to all GSSW students & graduates.

    GSSW Career Services welcomes any feedback that you have on this resource. Please reach out to gssw.careers@du.edu or stop by the GSSW Career Services Office in person.


This portfolio last updated: 30-Nov-2022 4:41 PM